Diana Finch's Profile

About Me

  • Diana Finch
  • Diana Finch Literary Agency
  • New York, NY
  • 29

  • Fiction: Crime, Gay/Lesbian, Graphic Novel, Literary, Military/Espionage, Multicultural, Teen, Thriller/Suspense, Women's Fiction, Young Adult/Juvenile

    Non-Fiction: African-American, Art, Architechture & Photography, Biography, Computing & Internet, Cooking, Food & Wine, Diet & Health, Entertainment, Gay/Lesbian, History, Home & Garden, Humor, Inspiration, Memoir/Narrative Non-fiction, Outdoors & Nature, Parenting & Family, Philosophy, Politics & Current Affairs, Reference, Religion

  • Azadeh Moaveni, TIME correspondent for Iran and the Middle East, author of the memoirs LIPSTICK JIHAD (Public Affairs) and HONEYMOON IN TEHRAN (Random House);
    Owen Matthews, Newsweek Moscow bureau chief and author of the generational memoir STALIN'S CHILDREN (Bloomsbury);
    Antonia Juhasz, author of THE TYRANNY OF OIL and THE BUSH AGENDA (Morrow/HarperCollins);
    Loretta Napoleoni, economist and author of ROGUE ECONOMICS (Seven Stories Press);
    Eric Simons, environmental journalist, author of DARWIN SLEPT HERE (Overlook Press);
    Dr. Robert Marion, author of  GENETICS ROUNDS (Kaplan Publishing) and the classic INTERN BLUES (HarperCollins)
  • Dan Anderson and Maggie Berman, SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN
    Greg Palast THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY
    Keith Devlin THE MATH GENE
    Daniel Duane CAUGHT INSIDE: A SURFER'S YEAR ON THE CALIFORNIA COAST
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    Recent sales: Michelle Dammon Loyalka, EATING BITTERNESS: Stories from the Frontlines of China's Great Urban Migration, University of California Press HEIDIGGER'S GLASSES, a novel by Thaisa Frank to Phoenix Books THE LANGUAGE OF TRUST based on The New Word Order program developed by Van Kampen Investment Services, by Michael Maslansky, Scott West, Gary DeMoss and David Saylor to Prentice Hall Press
    Forthcoming: TERRORISM AND THE ECONOMY by Loretta Napoleoni, Seven Stories Press
  • 18 years with Ellen Levine Literary Agency; Have handled film deals and contracts with the major national magazines (New Yorker, Vanity Fair, New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Harper's, etc).  Attend the Frankfurt Book Fair annually.  Chair of the Association of Authors Representatives International Committee.  Attend 3-4 writers' conferences a year.
  • Translation rights to THREE CUPS OF TEA by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
  • None yet - just joined in early December 09, and am looking for my first WEbook project!

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  • Query letter and  first ten pages of text.  Please do not query until you have a finished manuscript available and it has been read in its entirety by someone else.
  • Query letter and proposal or detailed chapter outline plus text sample.  Please do not query until you have a sample chapter available.
  • All queries are considered and we endeavor to respond to all.